Mastering the Language of Literature

Mastering the Language of Literature

by Malcolm Hebron
     
 

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Mastering the Language of Literature provides students of English Literature with a clear guide to the linguistic analysis of literary texts. Drawing on modern linguistics and traditional approaches, it shows how the study of language provides valuable tools for literary criticism. Important linguistic concepts are explained, and there are sections on

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Mastering the Language of Literature provides students of English Literature with a clear guide to the linguistic analysis of literary texts. Drawing on modern linguistics and traditional approaches, it shows how the study of language provides valuable tools for literary criticism. Important linguistic concepts are explained, and there are sections on Phonology, Lexis and Syntax, supported by examples from a wide range of texts. The book complements and extends the traditional close reading approach of Practical Criticism, and introduces students to an exciting and fast-growing area of advanced literary studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403900777
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/07/2004
Series:
Palgrave Master Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Malcolm Hebron is English Teacher, Winchester College.

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